Tag: Planning permission

Splitting house into apartments

Splitting house into apartments

| 11/06/2018 | 7 Comments
I’ve been told that a new neighbour wants to convert their house into three apartments. Do they need planning permission for this and do they need to ask permission from their other neighbours? Auntie’s answer: If your neighbour is planning on making the changes you describe, then, yes, he o [...]

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Complaining about illegal construction

Complaining about illegal construction

| 23/07/2017 | 3 Comments
Recently a friend contacted the Department of Planning about some significant construction at a residence in Webster’s Estates in South Sound. They were told there was no planning permission but that they had only one enforcement officer so couldn’t attend. This seems a little surprising given t [...]

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Neighbours living in unfinished house

Neighbours living in unfinished house

| 04/08/2016 | 22 Comments
Where or how do I go about reporting to the planning department some people that are living in a house that they are building but is not close to be completed and have no planning permission to be living there yet? I know of circumstances where people are building and have finished the roof and [&he [...]

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